Primary Health Care: Open Access

ISSN - 2167-1079

Gurcan Solmaz

  • Research Article
    Analysis of Healthy Lifestlye Behaviours of Hypertensive Patients
    Author(s): Mukadder Mollaoglu and Gurcan SolmazMukadder Mollaoglu and Gurcan Solmaz

    Objective: The present study was conducted with the aim of determining the healthy lifestyle behaviours and affecting factors in hyptertensive patients. Method: This descriptive study was carried out with 155 patients who were hospitalized at Internal Medicine and Endocrinology Clinics of Cumhuriyet University Hospital. Data were obtained using Personal Information Form (PIF) and Healthy Lifestyle Behaviours Scale (HLBS) and evaluated with number, percent, Mann Whitney U test, Kruskal- Wallis test and qui square test. Results:While the highest HLBS subscale scores were obtained from self-actualization, health responsibility, interpersonal relationships, stress management, the lowest scores were obtained from nutrition and physical activity subscales. Officers, married subjects and subjects with low income obtained high scores in self-actualization subscale; subjects who were 55 years .. View More»

    DOI: 10.4172/2167-1079.1000168

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